“I want to play until I’m 40,” Vick said after practice on Thursday.
And while Smith has been taking charge, Vick is happy to take on his new role as a mentor - but that doesn't mean he's not still gunning for some game time as well.
“You never envision yourself being in this role [when you’re younger],” Vick said. “But as you grow older, you start to [realize] it’s inevitable. You know it’s going to happen. At the same time, I just try to keep myself in shape and keep trying to be the best that I can be, because you never know what can happen.”